The Summit aims to bring together experts from academia and industry from around the world that can contribute to the development of the Hospitality Industry 4.0. The hospitality industry has to meet a broader set of needs than almost any other industry, but technology can help. With the pervasiveness of smart devices, hospitality industry can have access to an avalanche of information about individual consumers, thus bringing a digital revolution into the tourism sector.

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General Chair

Michele Nitti
University of Cagliari

Technical Program Chair

Luigi Atzori
University of Cagliari

Technical Program Co-Chairs

Dr. Adam Drobot
Chairman OpenTechWorks, Inc.
Chair IEEE IoT Activities Board

Antonio Liotta
Edinburgh Napier University

Panel and Special Session Co-Chairs

Gianluigi Ferrari
University of Parma

Joel Myers
DOMILA Limited

Virginia Pilloni
University of Cagliari

Local Arrangements Chair and Treasurer Chair

Karen Pannullo
IEEE Communications Society

Alessandro Floris
University of Cagliari

Publication Chair

Marco Martalò
University of Cagliari

Call for paper

Important date

Draft paper submission deadline
Draft paper acceptance notification

Submission Topics

The IEEE IoT Vertical and Topical Summit on Tourism seeks submissions in the following areas, but not limited to:

Personalizing the tourism experience 

Context and situation aware services
Self-forming services
Affective IoT
Quality of Experience
Smart museums/digital heritage
Social Distancing

Improving the transport services for tourists

Connected vehicles
Intelligent transport
Mobility as a Service
Passengers counting

IoT and tourist hospitality 

IoT multimedia and societal impacts 
Energy efficiency and comfort management 
Identity management

Digital tools for tourism 

Augmented/Virtual Reality 
Cloud/edge computing 
Artificial Intelligence/machine learning

Enabling a more accessible tourism

Enabling barrier-free destinations
Developing assistive technologies
Inclusive tourism experience
User-aware services

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  • Conference Date

    Sep 20



    Sep 24


  • May 17 2021

    Draft paper submission deadline

  • Jun 28 2021

    Draft Paper Acceptance Notification

Sponsored By
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Cagliari IEEE IoT Initiative
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